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10 things you need to do in order to quit your job and travel the world, according to people who have done it

Psssst — hey, you. Yeah, you. The one discreetly clicking on this article at work while your boss sits inches away. We know your secret: You're itching to drop everything and book a one-way ticket across the world.<p>We're not judging. In fact, we support you. At Travel + Leisure, we talk to people …

Travel
India

Made In China: A Look Inside The Life Of A Factory Worker

Meet the people that make our clothing, from our friends at Remake<p><i>Remake is building a conscious shopper movement, unmasking the humans who make our clothes through video stories and providing readers with sustainable fashion alternatives to current trends through style guides and their Instagram.</i> …

'I'm very lucky' -- Brussels attack survivors tell their stories

<b>(CNN) —</b> You're standing at the airport check-in counter. Maybe you're thinking about work. Maybe talking to someone in line. Routine stuff.<p>Next thing you know, there's a sound. Everything goes black. You're being hurled through the air. Your watch and shoe are gone. You're bleeding.<p>This is what it …

Terrorism

Graphic Design From Around the World: Scandinavian Design

<i>Different regions around the world offer different takes on almost anything.</i> Food, fashion, beliefs — you name it. People from all over the world …

Graphic Design

ADHD is vastly overdiagnosed and many children are just immature, say scientists

Many children are needlessly prescribed drugs to combat ADHD when they are just immature, a study suggests<p>Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is vastly over-diagnosed with many cases simply immature children who are the youngest in their class, a new study suggests.<p>The term ADHD is …

Pediatrics

Powerful Portraits Of Facial Reconstruction Patients

For <i>Disfiguration Portraits</i>, French photographer Cyril Crepin captures patients undergoing facial reconstructive surgery. With the help of their …

Photographers Caught Filling Fish with Styrofoam to Bait Endangered Eagles

A group of bird photographers in Singapore have sparked outrage after they were caught on camera allegedly filling live fish with air and Styrofoam …

Saudi Arabia to run out of cash in less than 5 years

Not even the mighty Middle East can survive cheap oil forever.<p>If oil stays around $50 a barrel, most countries in the region will run out of cash in five years or less, warned a dire report from the International Monetary Fund this week. That includes OPEC leader Saudi Arabia as well as Oman and …

CNN

Gray market for iPhone 6S thrives in India

The high price tags for iPhones in India have triggered entrepreneurs to offer cheaper deals through the country's gray market.<p>Apple's latest iPhones are selling fast in India, but not necessarily through official retailers.<p>The iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus landed in India on Friday. Initial sales …

Artist Removes Smartphones from Photos to Reveal our Obsession with Technology

The question of whether we are too obsessed with our technology is a topic that everyone seems to have an opinion on. Photographer Eric Pickersgill chimes in on the debate with <i>Removed</i>, a collection of photographs depicting how bizarre life would look if one simply removed all electronic devices …

US companies are using temporary visas to ship jobs abroad

According to The Times, the companies — which include Toys R Us and New York Life Insurance — bring foreign workers into the US to train them on jobs held by those at home offices in the US.<p>Then, once the worker has learned how to do the American employee's job, the American employee is laid off …

Immigration

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. Snapchat is rethinking making its own original content and reportedly laying off the team responsible for it.</b> Snapchat is planning to permanently shut its Snap Channel, which appeared on the Discover section of the app, according to Deadline.<p><b>2. Twitter Moments has been hailed as the company's</b> …

Advertising

The World’s First Fully Robotic Farm Opens In 2017

A better kind of factory farm<p>Robots will be the farmers of the future. A company in Japan is building an indoor lettuce farm that will be completely tended by robots and computers. The company, named Spread, expects the factory to open in 2017, and the fully automated farming process could make the …

Global investors brace for China crash, says IIF

Finance institute forecasts net capital outflow from emerging markets for first time since 1988 leaving states vulnerable to ‘capital drought’<p>Global investors will suck capital out of emerging economies this year for the first time since 1988, as they brace themselves for a Chinese crash, according …

New Artificial Heart Is Made Of Foam

Soft but powerful<p>With too few donor hearts to satisfy the 123,000 patients awaiting a heart transplant, engineers have been working to design an artificial heart. The artificial hearts approved by the FDA are rigid devices attached to external pumps to mimic how the heart pushes blood through the …

Inspiring Before-and-After Portraits of People Who Were Born Prematurely

Photographer Red Méthot understands the obstacles that families face when dealing with a premature birth, but wants to show them that they shouldn't lose hope. Through his <i>Las Premas</i> series, the artist beautifully portrays the metaphoric light at the end of the tunnel. "This album shows portraits of …

Pregnancy

8 Mental Habits the Most Successful People Learn to Break

It's not what you learn, but what you unlearn that matters.<p>Sometimes, success comes not from what you learn to do but what you learn to stop doing.<p>That bit of wisdom comes from Sandja Brügmann, serial entrepreneur and founder of the Passion Institute, a recently launched online educational program …

Self-improvement

THE SHOT: The Great Migration of 2015

I have been covering the migrant story for three weeks in Hungary, Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia and Austria. I wanted to witness, and photograph, the biggest mass migration of people in Europe since WWII. The exodus of people from the Middle East and beyond is testing the European Union and beginning …

Banksy's 'Dismaland' To Be Dismantled And Sent To House Migrants In France

After five weeks, Banksy's "bemusement park" art exhibit, Dismaland, is closing permanently. What's more, the anonymous artist announced on Dismaland's website that the structures and material from the park will be sent to a refugee camp in France.<p>The short announcement read, "All the timber and …

10 iconic US road trips you should take right now

Instead of suffering through another round of apple picking in an orchard that's been plucked dry, check out these essential American road trips, where you can see the fall foliage in all its glory.<p>While beautiful year-round, this is a fall foliage fave (for its epic dogwood, sourwood, sassafras …

Hiking

Vibrant Palette Knife Portraits Radiate Raw Emotions

With bold strokes and vibrant colors, each of Francoise Nielly's paintings exude raw emotion. Featured many times here at the Met, Nielly continues to produce portraits rich with vital energy and sensuality. Dabbling in a variety of mediums before settling into painting, Nielly has developed a …

Digital Art

Disgraced Scientist Clones Dogs, And Critics Question His Intent

The Sooam Biotech Research Foundation's sleek marble building is on the outskirts of Seoul, South Korea. After passing through a guarded gate, visitors climb the steps to the entrance and a big door with tinted glass slides open.<p>"Hello, sir. Nice to meet you, sir," says David Kim, a researcher at …

Biotechnology